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Sustainable Future: Alternative Energy Source From Rivers Flowing Into Oceans
2012-07-29 09:23:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Many energy experts envision a future that includes a variety of green energy solutions. Wind, hydroelectric, and solar power currently dominate the renewable power sector, but a new process described in the latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series could usher in a new genre of electric power-generating stations. According to the podcast, which was...

2012-06-21 11:12:31

PTSD doubles risk of future cardiac event and death One in eight people who suffer a heart attack or other acute coronary event experience clinically significant symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a meta-analysis of 24 studies led by Columbia University Medical Center researchers. The study also shows that heart patients who suffer PTSD face twice the risk of having another cardiac event or of dying within one to three years, compared with those without PTSD....

2012-06-21 06:20:06

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Each year, about 1.4 million people in the United States experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Numerous studies have suggested that ACS induced PTSD is common and a meta-analysis of 24 studies shows 1 in 8 heart patients suffer from PTSD. PTSD is an anxiety disorder initiated by exposure to a traumatic event such as combat, disaster, or sexual assault. Common symptoms include nightmares, avoidance of reminders of the event, and elevated heart rate and blood...

2012-06-18 23:14:26

News media and others interested in advancing the role of green chemistry can join a panel discussion on Wednesday, June 20, during the 16th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. From 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. (EDT) the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) will provide live streaming video of "Advancing Global Green Chemistry – The Role of Government, Business and Academia." To participate, click here. This free event will allow ACS GCI to...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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